Best Practices: Material Risk Notice for Opioid Prescription

November 26, 2015   |   Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

Opioids can be useful tools for both chronic and acute diagnoses. The Oregon Medical Board (OMB) requires all providers who prescribe their use accompany it with a ‘Material Risk Notice’. This form outlines parameters, risks, and alternative therapies for patients using these substances. Using this form as outlined will keep providers who prescribe opiates in compliance with OMB standards.